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A pediatric dentist in Spokane, Wash. An attending orthodontist at The Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. A Fantasy Football league in San Antonio. And the Illinois State Dental Society New Dentist Committee. These are the recipients to be honored this year by the ADA New Dentist Committee.

Kansas City, Mo.—With a month left for early bird registration, those interested in this year's New Dentist Conference may have a chance to win some prizes, including free lodging during the event.

The submission period is open for the 2014 Student Ethics Video Contest, which the ADA Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs sponsors annually. The entry deadline is July 31.

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Dental Associates dentists and staff members throughout Wisconsin hosted oral health education events at daycare centers, YMCAs, preschools and elementary schools in their communities, reaching more than 11,000 children in February for National Children's Dental Health Month.

In an effort to build and enhance member value, 150 state and local dental society volunteers and staff members dedicated to growing membership gained innovative perspectives from colleagues and speakers at the 2014 ADA Annual Conference on Membership Recruitment and Retention.

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month, and it's a good time to put the spotlight on Million Hearts, an initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.

Some kids love the dentist so much that they want to be one. Eric Brown, recipient of a 2013-14 ADA Foundation Underrepresented Minority Dental Student Scholarship, was one of those kids.

A new ADA Foundation grant program is designed to support nonprofit dental organizations whose projects fall outside the realm of established ADAF grant opportunities.

San Antonio—An Oct. 9 course at ADA 2014—America's Dental Meeting will explore dental practice-based research networks.

Lincoln, Neb.—The College of Dentistry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center named Dr. Janet Guthmiller as its new dean, effective Sept. 1, pending formal approval by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents on May 16.

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